The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 578 730 624
Rank change year-on-year
+152 -106
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 310 256 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 251 210 286
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +125 292 £52,500 +5.00% 19
London +102 145 £57,500 +9.52% 10
South East +73 62 £45,000 -14.28%
City of London +56 29 £57,500 +9.52% 3
East of England +15 26 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey +29 19 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds +17 17 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +13 17 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -9 17 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -7 15 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bedfordshire +12 13 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire +36 12 £53,750 -10.41%
South West +27 12 £45,000 - 4
Kent +15 9 £40,000 -13.51%
East Sussex - 9 £34,000 -
Brighton - 9 £34,000 -
Scotland - 9 £40,000 - 1
North West -29 8 £45,000 -43.75% 2
Dartford - 8 - -
Hertfordshire +19 7 £52,000 -
Hampshire +5 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Wiltshire - 7 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £41,250 -21.42%
Birmingham -8 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Swindon - 5 £47,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 5 £40,000 -
Reading +14 4 £57,500 -4.16%
East Midlands +8 4 £40,000 -
Maidenhead +4 4 £55,000 +4.76%
Uxbridge - 4 £53,750 -

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 518 (85.34%) Firewall
2 505 (83.20%) Network Security
3 452 (74.46%) Cisco
4 316 (52.06%) CheckPoint
5 301 (49.59%) Cisco Certification
6 265 (43.66%) CCNP
7 226 (37.23%) Palo Alto
8 206 (33.94%) VPN
9 203 (33.44%) Cisco ASA
10 172 (28.34%) Juniper
11 135 (22.24%) CCNA
12 132 (21.75%) LAN
13 128 (21.09%) Wireless
14 124 (20.43%) WAN
15 120 (19.77%) F5
16 114 (18.78%) Data Centre
17 98 (16.14%) OSPF
18 96 (15.82%) SIEM
19 93 (15.32%) MPLS
20 91 (14.99%) BGP
21 79 (13.01%) Fortinet
22 76 (12.52%) TCP/IP
23 74 (12.19%) Cisco Nexus
24 64 (10.54%) Degree
25 63 (10.38%) Kalman Filter
25 63 (10.38%) Microsoft
25 63 (10.38%) DNS
25 63 (10.38%) Windows
26 62 (10.21%) SSL
27 61 (10.05%) ISO/IEC 27001

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.15%) OpenStack
3 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.66%) IIS
4 4 (0.66%) SAS
4 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.32%) Office 365
4 7 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.99%) SaaS
6 3 (0.49%) IaaS
6 3 (0.49%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 518 (85.34%) Firewall
2 505 (83.20%) Network Security
3 206 (33.94%) VPN
4 203 (33.44%) Cisco ASA
5 132 (21.75%) LAN
6 128 (21.09%) Wireless
7 124 (20.43%) WAN
8 98 (16.14%) OSPF
9 93 (15.32%) MPLS
10 91 (14.99%) BGP
11 76 (12.52%) TCP/IP
12 74 (12.19%) Cisco Nexus
13 63 (10.38%) DNS
14 62 (10.21%) SSL
15 57 (9.39%) Cisco ISE
16 49 (8.07%) IPsec
17 46 (7.58%) Intrusion Detection
18 45 (7.41%) DHCP
18 45 (7.41%) EIGRP
19 36 (5.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.66%) InfluxDB
3 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.16%) DB2
General
1 58 (9.56%) Finance
2 48 (7.91%) Telecoms
3 45 (7.41%) Banking
4 31 (5.11%) Law
5 21 (3.46%) Retail
6 11 (1.81%) Games
7 8 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.82%) Billing
8 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.66%) Legal
10 3 (0.49%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) French Language
11 2 (0.33%) German Language
11 2 (0.33%) Marketing
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.77%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.48%) Web Services
3 5 (0.82%) .NET
3 5 (0.82%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.49%) ELK Stack
4 3 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.33%) XMPP
6 1 (0.16%) CSS
6 1 (0.16%) ISPF
6 1 (0.16%) LAMP
6 1 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 114 (18.78%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.78%) RSA SecurID
4 23 (3.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 21 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.97%) Virtual Team
8 13 (2.14%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (0.99%) Statistics
10 5 (0.82%) PKI
11 4 (0.66%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.49%) Clustering
12 3 (0.49%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.49%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.49%) PlayStation
13 2 (0.33%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.38%) Windows
2 49 (8.07%) Linux
3 24 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 19 (3.13%) Unix
5 10 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Android
8 1 (0.16%) CatOS
8 1 (0.16%) MVS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (15.82%) SIEM
2 63 (10.38%) Kalman Filter
3 58 (9.56%) Network Management
4 57 (9.39%) ITIL
5 48 (7.91%) Change Management
6 44 (7.25%) Information Security
6 44 (7.25%) Service Delivery
7 38 (6.26%) Network Design
7 38 (6.26%) Presales
7 38 (6.26%) Security Architecture
8 36 (5.93%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (5.77%) Load Balancing
10 26 (4.28%) Security Operations
11 25 (4.12%) Migration
12 23 (3.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 21 (3.46%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.29%) Network Monitoring
15 19 (3.13%) Analytics
15 19 (3.13%) Incident Management
16 17 (2.80%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.14%) Python
2 11 (1.81%) Perl
3 8 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.32%) SQL
4 7 (1.15%) C
5 6 (0.99%) Bash Shell
5 6 (0.99%) C++
6 5 (0.82%) Tcl
7 3 (0.49%) Ruby
8 2 (0.33%) Java
9 1 (0.16%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.16%) CLIST
9 1 (0.16%) JCL
9 1 (0.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) REXX
9 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.16%) VB
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 301 (49.59%) Cisco Certification
2 265 (43.66%) CCNP
3 135 (22.24%) CCNA
4 64 (10.54%) Degree
5 53 (8.73%) CCIE
6 52 (8.57%) Security Cleared
7 51 (8.40%) CCSE
8 40 (6.59%) CCSA
9 36 (5.93%) CISSP
9 36 (5.93%) SC Cleared
10 27 (4.45%) CCDP
11 20 (3.29%) CCSP
11 20 (3.29%) CEH
12 19 (3.13%) CISM
13 13 (2.14%) JNCIA
13 13 (2.14%) JNCIS
14 12 (1.98%) JNCIP
15 11 (1.81%) CCIP
16 10 (1.65%) SSCP
17 9 (1.48%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (8.90%) SLA
3 16 (2.64%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.15%) QA
5 3 (0.49%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO27005
System Software
1 18 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.47%) Firmware
4 8 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (1.32%) vSphere
5 6 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.82%) KVM
7 4 (0.66%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.16%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.16%) Snort
8 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.16%) vCloud
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (8.73%) FortiGate
2 14 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (2.14%) Nessus
4 9 (1.48%) QRadar
5 8 (1.32%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.82%) Kibana
7 4 (0.66%) Grafana
7 4 (0.66%) Graphite
7 4 (0.66%) Nagios
8 3 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.49%) logstash
8 3 (0.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.49%) TrustSec
9 2 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.33%) Cacti
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.33%) SCOM
9 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 452 (74.46%) Cisco
2 316 (52.06%) CheckPoint
3 226 (37.23%) Palo Alto
4 172 (28.34%) Juniper
5 120 (19.77%) F5
6 79 (13.01%) Fortinet
7 63 (10.38%) Microsoft
8 44 (7.25%) VMware
9 36 (5.93%) Aruba
10 33 (5.44%) Blue Coat
10 33 (5.44%) Intel Security
11 31 (5.11%) Riverbed
12 28 (4.61%) SolarWinds
13 27 (4.45%) Meraki
14 25 (4.12%) FireEye
15 24 (3.95%) Splunk
16 22 (3.62%) HP
17 21 (3.46%) Mitel
18 19 (3.13%) LogRhythm
19 18 (2.97%) Sourcefire
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